With Los Angeles vying for the final slot on the official fashion month calendar, a slew of American fashion brands and designers came together to showcase their Spring/Summer 2023 collections under the Californian sun. Joining the action, New York-based creator Maxwell Osborne has launched his new label, anOnlyChild, for his LA Fashion Week revival.
At SS23, the public school co-founder got a second glimpse of his solo work, showcasing basic men’s and women’s ready-to-wear collections at LA’s LightHouse ArtSpace. The collection consisted of pieces from the brand’s previous New York Fashion Weeks, but the bulk of the collection included an emerald green velvet tracksuit, white silk wool work pants, and ruffles. It incorporated new design elements, such as the turtleneck of the .
Osborne’s ethos for the brand consists of items made entirely from deadstock materials (which is creatively aligned with California’s forward-thinking stance on sustainability). His collection includes luxurious sports such as velvet half-zip his pullovers, multi-pocket his cargo pants, bell sleeves for women his crop tops, voluminous ruffles his gowns, perforated leather his tops clothing was included. Entitled ‘It’s Getting Late – The B-Sides’ (Chapter 1.5), the collection emphasizes the ‘Summer Nights’ type vibe, featuring silk shirting, lace evening wear and a white turtleneck. , a black dress, and a dark woolen fabric. denim.
Osborne explains why he chose to show his collection in LA. But at anOnlyChild, he’s creating something out of nothing, looking inward, focusing on fabrics and textiles. ”
“This show felt like fate. We first showed part of the collection in New York, and now we have the rest of the collection here in Los Angeles, and we’re always here in LA, so it makes sense for the business,” he added. increase.
In support of anOnlyChild’s presence at LAFW, branded actor Michael B. Jordan shared EXCLUSIVELY with Hypebeast. This brand is a highly regarded and accessible hybrid that I am in awe of. I can. ”
Ciarra Pardo, co-founder of LAFW’s official organizer N4XT Experiences, shared the same sentiments as MBJ, stating: This is a heartwarming moment when Maxwell joins us on the West Coast to show us all the new elements of his spring collection under the lights of Los Angeles. Excited to share with the people inside!”
For more information on Osborne and his new label, anOnlyChild, visit the brand’s website.
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